Third trimester nausea

You would think that mother nature would be a little easier on us in the third trimester right? I mean heck, we've been growing a baby for about 8 months now and it's not always easy! But no .. For this last week I've been feeling really sick again, on and off. My stomach capacity … Continue reading Third trimester nausea

If I don’t remain upbeat, no one is going to do it for me.

After a rough end to the week with the death of my somewhat estranged dad, my grandma keeps texting me worried that I'm about to go into labour. I have to gently remind her I am resting, taking care of myself, and still have seven and a half weeks to go, so I sincerely hope … Continue reading If I don’t remain upbeat, no one is going to do it for me.

The ‘low’ down on routine pregnancy blood tests

Depending on whether you're having your first baby, or number 2,3,4, it will change how many midwife appointments you have during the course of your pregnancy. Because I'm having my first, I get an extra one added in which is nice. They're a fantastic opportunity to be able to ask all of the questions you've … Continue reading The ‘low’ down on routine pregnancy blood tests

GUEST BLOG: Emily Gilbert ‘Giving birth is awesome’

Emily is a surfcoast mum who gave birth to baby┬áJames 8 weeks ago. She has shared her positive experiences of birth + motherhood. When I was pregnant I was working as a teacher. I was often bailed up in a corner of the staffroom by well-meaning women who wanted to tell me their birth or … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Emily Gilbert ‘Giving birth is awesome’